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Grateful Dead Live at Shrine Exhibition Hall on 1968-12-20

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Grateful Dead Live at Shrine Exhibition Hall on 1968-12-20

d1t01 - //The Eleven
d1t02 - Mountains Of The Moon
d1t03 - Turn On Your Lovelight

Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Shrine Exhibition Hall
Location Los Angeles, CA

Source SBD -> Cassette Master -> Dat -> CD
Lineage CD -> Samplitude Professional v10.02 -> FLAC
Transferred by Charlie Miller


-- Numerous flaws cleaned up
-- Levels are better but still not perfect


Reviewer: doug_the_dude - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 26, 2017
Subject: --
A great snippet. Mountains of the Moon here is the highlight for me, despite iffy quality (think 12/7 Rosemary-hiss), but it's still awesome to hear any little '68 gems that have flown under the radar.
Reviewer: c-freedom - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 20, 2015
Subject: Thanks Jake
I like your review!
Reviewer: njpg - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 21, 2014
Subject: Definitely good!
Reviewer: ralberty - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 21, 2012
Subject: Listen To The Music Flow....
Let It Shine.. Let It Shine.. Luv PigPen 4shurr
Thanks Charlie
Reviewer: JakePearson - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 31, 2010
Subject: I was at this concert
I'd like to share my memories of this show. There were a lot of great bands at this concert...Spirit, Comfortable Chair...and Country Joe & The Fish, besides the Grateful Dead. I remember the Grateful Dead didn't play all that long. It was a fun, old time, original rock festival type concert. Everyone sat on the floor, there weren't any seats. Everyone was real friendly. The spirit of peace and love was everywhere. Long hair was still fairly new and it was fun to walk around showing off your long hair, and look at everyone else's, and everyone had on the colorful clothes of that era. Plus, it was just a few days before Christmas. I remember Randy California, of Spirit, worked one of the Christmas Carols into one of his guitar solos. They had different stages set up, so while one band was playing, another one was getting ready, so there was only a short break between bands. And you'd turn and face one band and then the other. I remember Jerry's solos involved a lot of going up and down the neck, in a rather fluid manner. When I listen to the playback, I see what I was remembering. I think he was playing his SG. It was a great concert, and Country Joe & The Fish came out and closed the show. They were great, too! It was fun seeing Pigpen, too! I remember driving home after the show. We were all feeling great. We took surface streets, instead of the freeway, so we could travel at a nice comfortable speed and enjoy the good feelings. There wasn't much traffic, and the lights along the street, were all shining in a line, lighting up what appeared to be a bright road to the future.
Reviewer: myhungryhippo - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - December 20, 2009
Subject: mountains of the moon
too bad they phased it out for 1 reason or another, great tune... phil still plays it well, thanks miller
Reviewer: oh_uh_um_ah - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 8, 2009
Subject: The GRATEFUL DEAD "Live On Stage" December 20, 1968 at the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.


68' Soundboard

This show is a "Must Have" for all us Pigpen fans. "Turn On Your Lovelight" is classic 68 Pigpen, enjoy.

This copy sounds better than the other copy of this show on the IA.

I am giving this show 5 stars because it's 41 years old. It's a miracle it's survived this long and came in contact with Mr. Charlie Miller.

You can greatly improve the sound of this show during playback with your 10 Band EQ and other effects in your favorite media application, I use Windows Media Player.

The IA recommends users of Windows XP view this web-page with RealPlayer. RealPlayer is a free media player you can download at

For easy streaming or downloading use RealPlayer. Click the VBR M3U link to open the songs in the Playlist. If your Playlist is not open, open it by clicking the Playlist icon at the lower right hand corner of RealPlayer. Once the songs are in the Playlist, double click the song to play it, then click the record button at the lower left hand corner of Realplayer to record it. When the red line reaches the other end click the stop button to download the song. Your song is in the RealPlayer Downloads folder. Repeat these steps for each song.

Eat, Drink, Be Merry and Listen to the GRATEFUL DEAD.

Thanks for the LOVE from 1968.

PS: Remember to click on the "DeadLists Project" link to get the poster for this show. Country Joe and the Fish are the "headliners", LMAO!
Reviewer: erik65 - favoritefavoritefavorite - March 26, 2008
Subject: 12-20-68
Instruments and vocals come through loud, but not clear, because of a background hiss. Jerry does some great acoustic guitar jamming at the end of Mountains of the Moon.
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